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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1888.6

Lewis Gannett correspondence and compositions


Professional and family correspondence of journalist and author Lewis Gannett as well as literary compositions.


  • 1957-1965

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Professional and family correspondence as well as Gannett's introduction to Jack London's The sea wolf, a book review, and notes.

Biographical / Historical

Gannett was a journalist and author. For many years he wrote the daily book review column for the New York Herald Tribune.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Lewis Stiles Gannett
  2. II. Letters from Lewis Stiles Gannett
  3. III. Other letters
  4. IV. Compositions by Lewis Stiles Gannett

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*73M-52. Gift of Mrs. Lewis Gannett, Cream Hill Road, West Cornwall, Connecticut 06796; received: 1974 January 17.
Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Lewis Gannett correspondence and compositions: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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